Uvular ejective fricative

Uvular ejective fricative
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The uvular ejective fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨χʼ⟩.

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Features of the uvular ejective fricative:

Occurrence [ edit ]

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Tlingit xh'aan About this sound[χʼàːn]  'fire'

An allophone of /qʼ/ in Georgian.[1]

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References [ edit ]

  1. ^ IPA Principles, 1947: 33.

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